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Anacapa Island – Will Adler

Will Adler (b. 1983) is an American photographer known primarily for capturing dreamy, light-infused images of California ocean landscapes, surf scenes, and beach culture. His work conveys a rare intimacy and whimsy, as well as an unmistakable sense of place.

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Will Adler

 Suzanne Sease – aPhotoEditor Magazine

We emailed Art Buyers and Art Producers around the world asking them to submit names of established photographers who were keeping it fresh and up-and-comers who they are keeping their eye on.

Anonymous Photo Editor:

I nominate Will Adler. His take on the surfing lifestyle/man on wave is unusual in our world here of surf photography…

Photographer Will Adler's Day at a New York Beach

 Ben Waldron – SURFER

A couple weeks ago, surf and fashion photographer Will Adler found himself in the Big Apple on a work trip when the swell from Winter Storm Riley hit the shores of New York. He was faced with a huge dilemma: should he paddle out into Rockaway Beach closeouts on a rented fun-board or seize this historical moment and take photos of the bombing swell? Adler chose the latter and grabbed his camera..

People: Will Adler


Shea Parton – Apolis

My earliest memories of Will Adler chart all the way back to his 5th birthday. I had wanted to stay after the day’s festivities had ended in order to play with Will’s new gifts. My hopes were crushed with five-year-old Will telling me that the “party’s over, Shea.” Since that birthday, Will and I have enjoyed summers in Santa Barbra as junior lifeguards, trekked up and down the coast of California in surf contests…